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Singapore economy expected to contract 6-6.5% this year, and rebound 4-6% in 2021

Singapore economy expanded by 9.2 per cent on a quarter-on-quarter seasonally-adjusted basis in the third quarter of 2020.

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Singapore International Film Festival Film Fund increases number of film grants for 2021

Applications for their Film Fund will be open from December 1, 2020 onwards.

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Largest Display of hand-coloured Happy Deepavali cards enters Singapore Book of Records

Largest Display of hand-coloured Happy Deepavali cards enters Singapore Book of Records

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Step into the world of dinosaurs, or go glamping Changi Airport this year-end

From now till January 3, 2021, step into Changi Festive Village for a fun-filled escapade.

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Singapore Airlines to offer wider range of mains on short flights, launches eco-friendly packaging

The new initiative will reduce the amount of single-use plastics on the meal tray by 80 per cent by weight.

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Kollywood music producer Shabir to be featured in Mediacorp's festive theme song at countdown 2021

Let’s Celebrate 2021 – Mediacorp’s annual countdown show – is set to feature a slew of riveting acts, interactive elements as well...

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S. Iswaran inaugurates Tata Consultancy Services’ Digital Acceleration Centre

Minister for Communications and Information, Singapore S. Iswaran launched Tata Consultancy Services’ Digital Acceleration Centre

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Singapore and Indian navies complete 27th edition of Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise

This year’s SIMBEX was planned virtually without physical interaction and conducted in the Andaman Sea and Indian Ocean as an ‘at-sea...

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Participate in Indian Heritage Centre’s ‘Jewel’ Hunt for some end year school holiday fun

Inspired by the digital escape room game, the narrative of IHC ‘Jewel’ Hunt revolves around a main character – Uncle Raja – who...

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Prominent businessman, community leader and key figure in Singapore’s Indian community Ameerali Rajabali Jumabhoy dies at 94

Prominent businessman, community leader and key figure in Singapore’s Indian community Ameerali Rajabali Jumabhoy dies at 94

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IMDA partners IBM to create 300 tech jobs in Singapore

The initiative is part of IBM’s “Future-Ready Intelligent Digital Workforce Programme”, in support of the SGUnited Jobs and Skills...

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MBS commemorates 10th anniversary with light shows and promotions

The three-minute show will be staged each night from 8pm to 11.30pm at 30-minute intervals, MBS said in a press statement.

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Singapore no longer most expensive city in the world, slips to 4th place

Last year, Singapore and Hong Kong shared the first position.

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CNA named Channel of the Year by London-based Association for International Broadcasting

CNA has been named Channel of the Year by the London-based Association for International Broadcasting (AIB).

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Singapore's hawker culture recommended for inscription as UNESCO intangible cultural heritage

The recommendation will guide the discussion of Singapore’s bid at the 15th session of the IGC to be held online from December 14 to 19.

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Singapore and France collaborate to develop tourism startups in both countries

The first of its kind between Singapore and France, the partnership aims to promote the development of tourism start-ups and accelerates the...

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STB partners Niantic to promote tourism offerings through Pokémon GO

The collaboration is part of the ongoing SingapoRediscovers campaign to support local businesses, STB said in a press statement.

Ministry of Manpower teams up with community groups to celebrate Deepavali with migrant workers

Organised by the ACE Group, the Hindu Endowments Board (HEB) and the Coordinating Council of Sikh Institutions (CCSI), the initiative aims...

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Singapore and Hong Kong tourism boards collaborate to welcome travellers from Nov 22

With the Singapore-Hong Kong Air Travel Bubble set to launch on November 22, Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and the Hong Kong Tourism Board...

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Singapore-Hong Kong air travel bubble to start on Nov 22, first of its kind in the world

The air travel bubble is the first of its kind in the world between two aviation hubs of Asia, and which covers all segments of travellers.

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Experience Deepavali with North Indian delicacies at the iconic Tiffin Box

From 5 to 15 November, Tiffin Room, Raffles Hotel, serves a Diwali experience menu in iconic tiffin boxes, perfectly encapsulating the...

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31st Singapore International Film Festival announces full line-up

The 31st Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) will be held from November 26 to December 6.

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The Great Indian Food Festival 2020 set to light up Deepavali in Singapore

Supported by the Singapore Tourism Board, The Great Indian Food Festival showcases and promotes the diversity and appreciation for Indian...

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STB launches bundled promotions to encourage "Singapolidays"

With the year-end holidays around the corner, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has launched the second wave of the SingapoRediscovers...

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SIA taps on in-house competencies to offer training programmes for external organisations

The Singapore Airlines Academy will be able to customise training packages to meet the requirements of individual companies and...

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New heritage trail uncovers hidden gems of Hougang, one of Singapore's oldest heartlands

From tales of crocodile and pirate attacks, to Singapore’s first fast food restaurant in a housing estate, the Hougang Heritage Trail...

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